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bryce777m
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or this ;

how does this sound?

I turned back around, Uh, I breathed sharply inward! OMG, I thought . My face drained. Standing right in front of me as if she had appeared from nowhere. I felt a rush of adrenalin, my nostrils flared and my body seemed to be deciding its’ next move.